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Company:J.D. Irving, Limited - Woodlands Division
Business Information:At J.D. Irving, Limited, you are part of an energetic team of professionals who lead with integrity and are passionate about achieving results. With a culture that nurtures talent and creates an inclusive workplace.
Founded in 1882
J. D. Irving, Limited
(JDI) has operations in Canada (New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Ontario, Alberta, Newfoundland and Labrador), and the United States. We are a team of 18,000 dedicated employees.
Business Address:J.D. Irving, Limited - Woodlands Division is currently seeking candidates for temporary seasonalSilviculture Workerpositions for four (4) locations with the workers going to these locations interchangeably depending on production schedule.
5120 Route 107, Deersdale, NB, E7L 1W5
48 Chemin Grande Riviere, Saint-Leonard, NB, E7E 2M7
290 Main Street, Chipman, NB, E4A 2M7
39C Route 890, Four Corners, NB, E4G 2W1
Location of work:Same as stated above
Type of employment:
Estimated start date:
May 3rd, 2021
This is a seasonal position from May 3rd, 2021 to October 29th, 2021
Plant trees using manual planting tools in reforestation areas
Operate power thinning saw to thin and space trees in reforestation areas
Perform other silviculture duties duties such as collecting seed cones and pruning trees
Manual forest fire fighting under direction of J.D. Irving, Limited staff
Care and maintenance of equipment required for job
Previous experience as a labourer or other position with highly physical demands is required
No education requirement
Hardworking with a strong work ethic
Willing to work in a production-based environment
Willing to live in remote camp-based accommodation, with peers for the entire work season
Ability to work alone and in a team environment with a variety of people
Interest in working outdoors
Ability to learn and retain information quickly
Must have hard hat, eye/ear protection, panting tool and harness, and thinning saw - company will offer rentals if necessary - details below.
Work Conditions and Physical Conditions:
Fit to work in repetitive manual labour job
Handling heavy loads
Outdoor work all day
Temperatures can vary from 0 to 30 degrees Celsius
Rough terrain, uneven ground
Exposure to insects (mosquitoes, bees, wasps)
JDI Staff will be onsite and available to help ensure workers understand job safety procedures are followed
: Hourly rate of $20.85 per hour with the opportunity for greater, based on associated piece-work rates and expected production levels. 40-45 hours per week (excluding travel). Weekend work may be required, depending on production levels.
Accommodations provided, if necessary, for a fee - details below
Meals provided for remote accommodation living
Transportation to and from job site is provided at no cost
Travel expenses provided if candidates are willing to relocate to remote site work-camps
Production bonus available for exceeding production targets
Gear such as harnesses, tools, and thinning saws available to rent if necessary
Safety equipment such as hard hats, ear and eye protection, and first aid kits available for rent if necessary
Language of Work
: English or French
Work Schedule:Job hours require flexibility on a daily basis, typically 6:00 am - 3:00 pm, including breaks, Monday - Friday. Workers are expected to reach minimum production levels.
- Dave Corbett, International Recruitment Manager
To Apply for this Career Opportunity:Please apply online orCorbett.Dave@jdirving.com.
We appreciate your interest in our company!
J.D. Irving, Limited,Woodlands Divisionis committed to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment practices and to providing an environment free from discrimination and harassment for all employees.
- Posting Date: Nov 26, 2020
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